Week 6 FCS Football Top 25 Rankings

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North Dakota StateNDSU (5-0) trailed going to the 3rd quarter at UNI. An explosion in the 4th sealed it up. A tricky road game at Western Illinois awaits.1
2Eastern Washington LogoEastern WashingtonEWU (5-1) avoided the SUU trap before Weber State. The Eagles offense is hot right now. WSU's defense will be a great test.3
3Elon LogoElonElon (4-1) pulled the upset late at JMU. Last year's experience seems helpful. Big roadie at Delaware coming. Let down?6
4Kennesaw State LogoKennesaw StateThe Owls (5-1) had no problems with Presbyterian. They shouldn't have any at Gardner-Webb either.5
5James Madison LogoJames MadisonJMU (4-2) had been stomping everyone, but Elon wasn't having it. A road win at 'Nova next week could end the 'Cats playoff hopes.2
6South Dakota State LogoSouth Dakota StateSDSU (3-1) win an overtime shootout against Indiana State, a week after nearly beating NDSU? Youngstown comes to town next.4
7Wofford LogoWoffordWofford (4-1) took care of Chattanooga, in a worman-like performance. Last of four straight road games at Furman next week.9
8McNeese LogoMcNeese StateMcNeese (5-1) continues to win. But a close win against ACU is not reassuring. The defense has been stout though. Off next week.7
9Jacksonville State LogoJacksonville StateJSU (4-1) continues to flex its muscle against the OVC. It's really not fair. Eastern Illinois is next.11
10Illinois State LogoIllinois StateISU Red (4-1) come from behind to knock off in-state WIU. They'll host their other in-state brother next week, Southern Illinois.12
11UC Davis LogoUC DavisUCD (4-1) threw the ball all over NoCo before the Bears made a crazy late charge. They'll host a surging Idaho State next week.13
12Colgate FCS Football Top 25ColgateThe 'Gate (5-0) closed the door on Bucknell. Cornell visits next in what might be another drubbing.16
13Nicholls LogoNichollsNicholls (4-2) beat NW State. Not as impressive as other wins, but still comfortable. Travel to Abilene Christian this week.15
14Rhode Island LogoRhode IslandURI (4-1) thumped Ivy neighbor Brown, 48-0. Huge home game with Maine next week.20
15Sam Houston State LogoSam Houston StateSHSU (3-2) smashed SFA by 33. Maybe the QB change did the trick. They'll go to Northwestern State next.17
16Weber State LogoWeber StateWas WSU (3-2) looking ahead to EWU like we asked last week? NAU gave them no mercy, giving them their first conference loss.10
17Maine LogoMaineMaine (3-2) put themselves in a better spot by beating Villanova. Can improve that even more in Rhode Island.18
18Montana LogoMontanaMontana (4-2) found a way to lose at home to Portland State. Maybe they need a break. They get one after a trip to North Dakota.8
19Towson LogoTowsonTigers (4-1) are playing great right now. Ask Stony Brook. Next two games should be winnable. The last four are much tougher.NR
20Stony Brook LogoStony BrookSB (4-2) got waxed by Towson, ending a four game win streak. They'll try to start a new one against New Hampshire.14
21South Dakota LogoSouth DakotaOnly two MVFC teams are undefeated. NDSU is one. The Coyotes (302) are the other. They host a disappointed UNI next week.NR
22Montana State LogoMontana StateThe Bobcats (3-2) had the week off and now wait for Idaho, who was totaly embarrassed this week.22
23Princeton LogoPrincetonTigers (4-0) know how to beat people badly. 212-33 in four games. Why doesn't the Ivy League allow their teams in the playoffs?NR
24North Carolina A&T LogoNorth Carolina A&TA&T (5-1) dispatched of Delaware State early, something they should have done the last two weeks. Host Florida A&M next.24
25East Tennessee State LogoEast Tennessee StateETSU (5-1) gets some love this week, despite their very weak schedule. Put their 3-0 SoCon record up against The Citadel next.NR


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